I notice dualistic type thinking among many atheists and theists alike. dualities such as,
Such thinking assumes two realms. But are they real? or imaginary? If they are real, then the division between them should be knowable, clear, and distinct. Yes?
So, for those who believe in a division between belief and fact, what is the criterion that separates the two?
My personal belief is there is no division between belief and fact. Many have tried, but all have failed to articulate some criterion to separate the two. The import of this is clear: Atheists wish to see themselves, and wish other to see them as firmly in the realm of fact, nature, science, and evidence. I don't see it myself.
I used to believe in a division between belief and fact, but eventually realized the line between them was non-existent. Believing in a separation of belief and fact is belief some imaginary entity. Incidentally, the scientist who finally convinced me of this truth was an atheist.
However, if you, theist or atheist believe there is a real division between belief and fact, I'd like to hear it.
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